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I have been an Assistant Professor at Williams College since July 2016. Before that I was a Davies Fellow at the United States Military Academy. My research interests are in algebra and combinatorics, particularly as these subjects relate to the representation theory of Lie algebras. 

Dr. Pamela E. Harris

email: pamela.e.harris (at) williams.edu

Office phone: (413)597-3396

Mailing address:
Mathematics and Statistics Department
18 Hoxsey Street
Williamstown, MA 01267




    Recent News:

    Co-Founded the website
    www.lathisms.org

    Travel in 2017
    • XXII Coloquio Latinoamericano de Algebra, Quito, Ecuador, August 7-11, 2017.
    • The 29th international conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics, London, England July 9-13, 2017.
    • Algebraic Combinatorixx 2, Banff International Research Station, Banff, Alberta, May 14-19, 2017.
    • CURM/MUMS conference, Simpson College, Ames, Iowa, April 1st, 2017.
    • ASPiRE 2017, Florida Gulf Coast University, February 10, 2017.
    • Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, Georgia, January 3-7, 2017 and spoke in the following sessions:
      • AMS Special Session Lie Groups, Discretization, and Gelfand Pairs. Talk title: The q-analog of Kostant's partition function and the highest root of the simple Lie algebras
      • AMS Special Session RE(UF)search on Graphs and Matrices. Talk title: Peaks on graphs.

    Travel in 2016

    I attended the SACNAS National Conference in October 2016 in Long Beach, CA:

    Dr. Shannon Talbott and I organized two scientific symposia sessions:
    • Algebra: Much more than arithmetic!  
    • Abstract algebra research topics for undergraduates    
    And Dr. Bethany Kubik and I organized a professional development session titled:
    • Creating a More Inclusive and Diverse Environment in Academia 
    And Dr. Alicia Preito Langarica and I organized a professional development session titled:
    • Si Se Puede: A Woman's Guide to Earning Tenure

    October 21-24, 2016: I visited Milwaukee, WI to speak in the Algebra Session at the UWM 50th Anniversary Celebration. My talk's title is:
    • A proof of the peak polynomial positivity conjecture

    November 7-11, 2016: I was in San Jose, CA attending the AIM workshop: 
    • Polyhedral geometry and partition theory